The Richards Hotel

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The Richards Hotel, accommodation in Richards Bay

4 Star
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Tel:+27 (0)35 753 1111
Cell+27 (0)84 401 0267
Emailinfo@richardshotel.co.za
Webwww.richardshotel.co.za

The Richards Hotel
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Description

The Richards Hotel offers four star luxury and a variety of facilities, such as the African Essence Spa and Gymnasium on premises, swimming pool, restaurant and executive lounge.

There are a variety of rooms to choose from outside of the standard rooms, which include Executive Rooms and Exclusive Ladies Rooms.

The coastline stretches some three hundred and fifty kilometers from the mouth of the mighty Tugela River in the south to the Mozambique border in the north. The coastal plains include endless unspoilt beaches and coastal conservation areas and incorporate the largest estuarine system in Southern Africa.

Protea Hotel The Richards offers four star luxury and a variety of facilities, such as the African Essence Spa and Gymnasium on premises, swimming pool, restaurant and executive lounge.

There are a variety of rooms to choose from outside of the standard rooms, which include Executive Rooms and Exclusive Ladies Rooms.

The coastline stretches some three hundred and fifty kilometers from the mouth of the mighty Tugela River in the south to the Mozambique border in the north. The coastal plains include endless unspoilt beaches and coastal conservation areas and incorporate the largest estuarine system in Southern Africa.

Protea Hotel The Richards- Richards Bay's Premier Corporate Hotel

Accommodation

Rooms

 


The Hotel has 135 rooms ranging from standard and executive rooms to the plush suites.

The comfortable rooms all offer:
• En-suite bathrooms
• Individually controlled air conditioning units
• Satellite TV
• Personal tea/coffee making facilities
• Workstation area
• Telephones
• Digital combination safes
• Electronic door locks
• The Presidential Suites includes a lounge, dining room and mini-bar

Rooms and units

En-Suite Rooms 135

Includes: Rate Basis Not Specified

The comfortable rooms all offer: • En-suite bathrooms • Individually controlled air conditioning units • Satellite TV • Personal tea/coffee making facilities • Workstation area • Telephones • Digital combination safes • Electronic door locks

Features available


Bathroom Facilities Private
Other Air-Conditioning, Tea and Coffee Facilities
TV DSTV (Satellite)

Attractions

Richards Bay - The Richards Hotel provides a comfortable base from which to experience the beauty of Zululand and meet its Zululanders. For business, birding , fishing , beach excursions, holidays, or viewing Richards Bay.

The coastline stretches some three hundred and fifty kilometers from the mouth of the mighty Tugela River in the south to the Mozambique border in the north. The coastal plains include endless unspoilt beaches and coastal conservation areas and incorporate the largest estuarine system in Southern Africa.

Richards Bay, Meerensee is a quiet seaside suburb, close to the Industrial Development Zone and CBD of Richards Bay, 2 hours drive north of Durban, in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, the pleasant wetland surroundings teem with birdlife. This fine hotel is frequently used by business people who are contracted to one of the large expansion projects currently underway, amongst them Richards Bay Minerals , Mondi Kraft , BHP Billiton - Hillside Expansion, TATA Steel and the imanent variety of other projects currently being planned. Most recently the Richards Bay Coal
Terminal announced their plans to expand current production substantially. This again
means the demand for luxury accommodation will continue to grow in Richards Bay. The Richards Hotel is perfectly situated for executives and managers needing to conduct business trips to the area of Richards Bay.

The town is vibrant and fast becoming the north coast holiday destination, offering spectacular scenery and unspoilt beaches. It is one of the closest sea destinations from Gauteng and enjoys a summer climate all year round.

Besides rapid industrial expansion, the tourism industry of this region is flourishing. The commercial and industrial development of Richards Bay has been a bonus for the sophisticated tourist and holidaymaker.

The town also offers the visitor entrance to Zululand. This once forgotten corner of the African continent is a land of exquisite beauty characterized by incredible diversity. On its eastern boundary its golden shores are gently caressed by the warm
waters of the Indian Ocean.

Richards Bay Weather:

* Spring: Mild and crisp days, cool nights.
* Summer: The warmest and sunniest of days, warm nights.
* Autumn: Fresh winds and mild days, cool nights.
* Winter: Champagne and checkers days, brisk nights.

Activities
Guests may be tempted to take a dip in the refreshing waters of our recently upgraded swimming pool, after a relaxing game of golf on the nearby Country Club.

Both the Umfolozi and Hluhluwe Game Reserves, home to the elusive Black Rhino , are within a picturesque one and a half hours drive. Also in close proximity to the Richards Hotel are St. Lucia Estuary and Shakaland.

For the fishing enthusiast, we can arrange your own personalized fishing charter or
cruise in the harbor . The beaches are shark net-protected and lifeguards are in
attendance at Alkantstrand.

Richards Bay is a sporting enthusiasts' haven. The all year round summer and warm Indian Ocean make an ideal training environment. The protected beaches, the Tuzi Gazi Waterfront and the bay area serve as a water sports playground. Over weekends vibrant buzz echoes the shores as all kinds of vessels take to the water, providing pleasant entertainment for those basking in the sun or relaxing in the cool shade of the Casuarina trees. The roads and cycle tracks are accustomed to dedicated padding of local joggers and walkers, and cyclists zooming about are a common phenomenon. The local country club boasts a magnificent 18-hole championship golf course situated on the banks of Lake Mzingazi. The breath taking sceneries and unexpected visits from local hippos, crocodiles, monkeys and fish eagles complement this challenging course.

For those who prefer working out indoors there is a fully equipped modern franchised health gym. The numerous public swimming pools are ideal for serious training or simply for cooling down.

Richards Bay South Africa, from your travel lodge, enjoy adventure travel, business travel, leisure travel and holiday travel. Travel to Richards Bay South Africa with peace of mind after you make your hotel reservations with the Richards Bay South Africa Hotel, where business lodging and adventure travel meet.

When you are traveling in a new destination, knowing that you are staying in the Richards Hotel will give you the peace of mind to enjoy your stay in Richards Bay South Africa.

Activities Nearby
Fishing, Golf, Horse Riding

Directions

Directions from Richards Bay Airport When exiting the airport you'll be in FISH EAGLE FLIGHT road. Follow this road until you come to a 4-way stop. Turn right into NKONINGA ROAD Veer left at the Yield sign into East Central Arterial Road Cross over the first set of traffic lights and then over a 4-way stop and continue until you reach the second set of traffic lights (the main intersection) Veer left at the Yield sign. Continue down the main road until you reach the T-Junction, passing John Ross College on your right. Turn left towards Meerensee (R34) You're now on the JOHN ROSS PARKWAY. Continue straight along this road, after the MEERENSEE signboard, the road veers towards the left - keep right and turn right at the break in the island (the brown "hotels" sign will guide you) You're now in HIBBERD DRIVE. Continue along HIBBERD DRIVE for 200M and you will see PROTEA HOTEL The Richards on your right hand side.

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